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5 Arrested in Connection With Pop Smoke Killing

The Los Angeles Police Department said it had taken three adult men and two minors into custody on Thursday, following the February shooting of the rising rap star in the Hollywood Hills.

Redman, Mehldau, McBride and Blade Take Another Spin, 26 Years Later

A quartet of jazz all-stars returns with its players — and its philosophy — in a different phase of life.

James Harrison, Music Professor and Piano Lover, Dies at 84

Mr. Harrison was a longtime teacher of music theory and a dean of fine arts and humanities at Hunter College in New York City. He has died of complications of Covid-19.

The Timely Agitation of Run the Jewels

Killer Mike and El-P’s anti-government and pro-justice hip-hop feels like it anticipated the current moment.

Lady Antebellum Sues the Singer Lady A Over Name Change

The platinum-selling country group’s new name was already being used by a blues singer. Now they’re asking a court to affirm “a trademark we have held for many years.”

Ennio Morricone Was More Than Just a Great Film Composer

He was one of the great composers, period.

Ben Folds Puts His Live-Work Sanctuary in Hudson on the Market

The indie-rock musician and his wife renovated the three-story former department store in upstate New York from top to bottom.

The Chicks Are Done Caring What People Think

The trio formerly known as the Dixie Chicks is returning with its first album in 14 years, at peace with an industry that’s never made nice.

MacDowell Colony Drops the Word ‘Colony,’ Citing ‘Oppressive Overtones’

The artists’ retreat, founded in 1907, has hosted the likes of James Baldwin, Leonard Bernstein and Audre Lorde, among others.

Ennio Morricone in Eight Moments

The spaghetti westerns were only the beginning. His scores turned horror, romance and more into transcendent works of art.

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